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Animal Health Technician

Organization: Cleveland Metroparks (AZA Member)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Zoo Animal Health Technician provides para-professional assistance, clinical laboratory support, and nursing care in all aspects of zoo and wildlife medical practice. Maintains the hospital inventory and provisioning, performs pertinent clerical/medical record duties: assists in training students, keeps the hospital clean and organized, under the direction of the zoo veterinarian in accordance with established professional practice.


High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate from an approved and accredited Animal Health Technology Program or equivalent, and eligible for registry as an AHT with the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Board. Two years experience assisting a licensed veterinarian, including demonstrated interest in, knowledge of, and experience with a variety of zoo and wildlife species. Must be non-smoker/tobacco user.

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WAGE: $17.21-$21.51/hr

HOURS: 28 hrs/wk


TO APPLY: Your cover letter must clearly explain how your skills and experience align with the above job qualifications.

E-mail résumé referencing job #12085 to:

Cleveland Metroparks is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and talented workforce.